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The 94th Annual Meeting of the Medieval Academy of America has ended
Friday, March 8 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Session IV.03 - Gender and Medical Sciences in the Medieval World (Lightning Talks & Discussion)

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  • Organizer and Chair: Melissa Ridley Elmes, Lindenwood University

Part I: Global Contexts
  • Respondent: Monica Green, Arizona State University
  • Hildegard’s Viriditas and Slow Medicine: A Global Philosophy (Eve Salisbury, Western Michigan University)
  • The Garlic Test: The Medieval Evolution of an Ancient Gynecological Procedure (Sara Verskin, Rhode Island College)
  • Kābūs: The Materiality of Nightmares in Islamicate Medical Literature, 1100-1500 (Shireen Hamza, Harvard University)

Part II: English Contexts
  • Respondent: Sara Ritchey, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • ‘For the Troubles of Women’: Medicine, Health, and Menstruation in Anglo-Saxon England (Emma Lloyd, Independent Scholar)
  • Pertelote’s Prescription: Medical Materialism and the Feminized Vernacular (Julie Orlemanski, University of Chicago)

Organizer
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Melissa Ridley Elmes

Lindenwood University

Speaker
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Shireen Hamza

Harvard University
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Emma Lloyd

Independent Scholar
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Julie Orlemanski

University of Chicago
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Eve Salisbury

Western Michigan University
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Sara Verskin

Rhode Island College

Respondent
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Monica Green

Arizona State University
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Sara Ritchey

University of Tennessee, Knoxville


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